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Fashion, Textiles and Costume

Fashion, Textiles and Costume

student working in the CAD suite

CAD for Fashion Design Portfolio

Wednesday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00, three days

Indicative maximum class size: 10

The fashion industry is highly competitive, with thousands of graduates entering each year. As a fashion professional, new or more experienced, you not only need to keep your portfolio up-to-date but you also need to ensure your work is presented in a contemporary, exciting and creative way that is appropriate to your expertise.

StartEndCourse Fee 
14/06/201716/06/2017£325.00[Read More]
examples of work from summer 2016

CAD for Textile Design (Summer School)

Monday to Friday 10:00 – 16:00, one week

Indicative maximum class size: 10

On this practical course you’ll learn how to experiment with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create mood-boards, portfolio layouts and innovative textile designs that demonstrate your creativity and technical skills.

StartEndCourse Fee 
24/07/201728/07/2017£500.00[Read More]
e-textiles circuit

Designing with E-textiles (Summer School)

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00, one week

Indicative maximum class size: 16

This course will introduce you to the emerging phenomenon of smart e-textiles.

It’s for people from a range of design backgrounds who want to create products that bring together electronics and textiles into a new and exciting forum.

StartEndCourse Fee 
17/07/201721/07/2017£375.00[Read More]
Work by Ella Nesbitt, BA (Hons) Fashion Knitwear and Knitted Textiles

Fashion Knitwear Summer School

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00, three weeks

Indicative maximum class size: 10

This practical course combines the two interconnected disciplines of fashion and textiles through the medium of knitted fabric design.

It is aimed at students interested in knitting and making up a complete garment. You will experience industry-level resources, explore design processes, extend your portfolio and create some amazing new work.

And all this takes place in the centre of Nottingham, a city made famous for its textile and fashion heritage.

"It has always been my dream to study fashion knitwear at NTU, and the course has been perfect." (IW, Switzerland, Summer)

StartEndCourse Fee 
Early bird 10% discount
10/07/201728/07/2017£1485.00[Read More]
Natural dye scarf by Vanessa Greger

Natural Dye Summer School

Monday to Friday 10 am -  4 pm, one week

Maximum class size: 6

Natural dye workshops are few and far between, and most deal primarily with the dyeing of wool yarns. This course challenges this tradition by incorporating the dyeing of yarns with fabric design and product development.

Due to the technical nature of dyeing and the space available in our textile dye workshop this course is limited to six places.

StartEndCourse Fee 
14/08/201718/08/2017£695.00[Read More]
Students working in the fashion studios

Pattern Drafting for Beginners (Summer School)

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00, one week

Indicative maximum class size: 12

On this practical course you will be introduced to the skill of creating your own blocks and dress pattern from scratch - and see it realised in a finished garment.

StartEndCourse Fee 
31/07/201704/08/2017£595.00[Read More]
Tutu Making

Tutu Making for Costume (Summer School)

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00, one week

Indicative maximum class size: 6

This is an exciting course designed for anyone who has an interest in theatre costume or ballet. It will teach you how to make a professional tutu base and bodice for classical ballet dancers or ballet students. With a limit of six people you will have the one-to-one attention you need to ensure you leave with the skills to continue making tutus at home or work.

Check out the photos on Flickr from our previous courses.


StartEndCourse Fee 
24/07/201728/07/2017£675.00[Read More]
31/07/201704/08/2017£675.00[Read More]
07/08/201711/08/2017£675.00[Read More]